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A non-contact impedimetric biosensing system for classification of toxins associated with cytotoxicity testing (2020)
Journal Article
Gasser, A., Eveness, J., Kiely, J., Attwood, D., & Luxton, R. (2020). A non-contact impedimetric biosensing system for classification of toxins associated with cytotoxicity testing. Bioelectrochemistry, 133, 107448. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bioelechem.2019.107448

© 2019 We report on a novel impedance spectroscopy measurement and data analysis technique for cytotoxicity testing. The technique combines non-contact measurement with real-time impedance data analysis based on the toxin dose dependency of the outpu... Read More about A non-contact impedimetric biosensing system for classification of toxins associated with cytotoxicity testing.

Initial trail results of a magnetic biosensor for the rapid detection of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Virus (PRRSV) infection (2019)
Journal Article
Barnett, J. M., Monnier, B. M., Tyler, S., West, D., Ballantine-Dykes, H., Regan, E., …Luxton, R. (2020). Initial trail results of a magnetic biosensor for the rapid detection of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Virus (PRRSV) infection. Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research, 27, 100315. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbsr.2019.100315

© 2019 The resonant coil magnetometer quantifies paramagnetic particles (PMPs) and has been used to develop magneto-immunoassays in a range of formats. The advantage of magneto-immunoassays is that they are relatively inexpensive, portable, easy to p... Read More about Initial trail results of a magnetic biosensor for the rapid detection of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Virus (PRRSV) infection.

A copper oxide/zinc oxide composite nano-surface for use in a biosensor (2019)
Journal Article
Cao, L., Kiely, J., Piano, M., & Luxton, R. (2019). A copper oxide/zinc oxide composite nano-surface for use in a biosensor. Materials, 12(7), 1126. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma12071126

© 2019 by the authors. In this study, biosensors based on zinc oxide-copper oxide composite nano-surfaces were prepared using a simple and inexpensive distributed colloidal technique. Combinations of mixed dispersions with volume ratios of 1:1, 1:2 a... Read More about A copper oxide/zinc oxide composite nano-surface for use in a biosensor.

The application of detrended fluctuation analysis to assess physical characteristics of the human cell line ECV304 following toxic challenges (2019)
Journal Article
Djawad, Y. A., Attwood, D., Kiely, J., & Luxton, R. (2019). The application of detrended fluctuation analysis to assess physical characteristics of the human cell line ECV304 following toxic challenges. Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research, 23, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbsr.2019.100269

© 2019 In this paper we present a non-contact, impedance-based sensor system capable of characterizing the toxic response of cells to three different types of toxin. ECV304 cells were treated with 1 mM Hydrogen peroxide, 5% Dimethyl Sulfoxide, and 10... Read More about The application of detrended fluctuation analysis to assess physical characteristics of the human cell line ECV304 following toxic challenges.

Mathematical modelling of a magnetic immunoassay (2017)
Journal Article
Luxton, R., Roberts, L., Griffith, T., Champneys, A., Piano, M., Kiely, J., & Luxton, R. W. (2017). Mathematical modelling of a magnetic immunoassay. IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 82(6), 1253-1282. https://doi.org/10.1093/imamat/hxx034

© The authors 2017. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. All rights reserved. A mathematical model is developed to describe the action of a novel form of fluidic biosensor that uses para... Read More about Mathematical modelling of a magnetic immunoassay.

Particle facilitate testing (2017)
Patent
Luxton, R. W., Kiely, J., & Wraith, P. (2017). Particle facilitate testing. 2017/0146525A1

Magnetic particles are distributed across a fluid flow by applied magnetic field to interact with a test substance in fluid. Alternatively or additionally, particles, which may be magnetic, are combined with cells and energy, eg ultrasonic energy, is... Read More about Particle facilitate testing.

Low temperature hydrothermal synthesis of ZnO nanowires for nanogenerator: Effect of gold electrode on the output voltage of nanogenerator (2014)
Journal Article
Mansoor, A., Iqbal, M., Kiely, J., & Luxton, R. (2014). Low temperature hydrothermal synthesis of ZnO nanowires for nanogenerator: Effect of gold electrode on the output voltage of nanogenerator. Indian Journal of Engineering and Materials Sciences, 21(6), 672-676

A low temperature hydrothermal technique is developed to grow ZnO (diameter 100 nm) nanowires for high output nanogenerator. Vertically aligned ZnO nanowires are grown on indium tin oxide (ITO) coated poly ethylene terephthalate (PET) substrate. Morp... Read More about Low temperature hydrothermal synthesis of ZnO nanowires for nanogenerator: Effect of gold electrode on the output voltage of nanogenerator.

Lock-in amplifier as a sensitive instrument for biomedical measurement: Analysis and implementation (2014)
Journal Article
Abd Djawad, Y., Kiely, J., Luxton, R., & Wraith, P. (2014). Lock-in amplifier as a sensitive instrument for biomedical measurement: Analysis and implementation

A measuring instrument plays important role in the biomedical measurement since the biological process in living organism generates very weak signal. Therefore, a reliable and sensitive measuring instrument is needed. In this study, a lock-in amplifi... Read More about Lock-in amplifier as a sensitive instrument for biomedical measurement: Analysis and implementation.

Hilbert huang transform impedance measurement data for cellular toxicity monitoring (2009)
Conference Proceeding
Luxton, R., Zhu, Q., Wang, Z., Zhu, Q., Kiely, J., & Luxton, R. W. (2009). Hilbert huang transform impedance measurement data for cellular toxicity monitoring. In N. NA (Ed.), International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, (767-772). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICNSC.2009.4919375

This paper investigates the Hilbert-Huang transformation (HHT), which is adaptive analysis of nonlinear and non-stationary signals. The aim of this study is to apply HHT to impedance measurement data analysis in order to discriminate different types... Read More about Hilbert huang transform impedance measurement data for cellular toxicity monitoring.

Evaluation of paramagnetic particles for use in a resonant coil magnetometer based magneto-immunoassay (2009)
Journal Article
Eveness, J., Kiely, J., Hawkins, P., Wraith, P., & Luxton, R. (2009). Evaluation of paramagnetic particles for use in a resonant coil magnetometer based magneto-immunoassay. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 139(2), 538-542. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2009.03.078

This paper describes work that formed a part of an investigation to increase the detection sensitivity of a magneto-immunoassay. The study involved the characterisation of paramagnetic particles (PMPs) from a range of manufacturers in order to determ... Read More about Evaluation of paramagnetic particles for use in a resonant coil magnetometer based magneto-immunoassay.

Spot test: new technologies bring point-of-care testing into the 21st century (2009)
Journal Article
Luxton, R. W., & Kiely, J. (2009). Spot test: new technologies bring point-of-care testing into the 21st century

Every new technology offers the potential to effect changes in practise; many developments driven by the world-wide demand for instant results. This is never as true as in the arena of diagnostic testing. Once the sole preserve of the hospital labo... Read More about Spot test: new technologies bring point-of-care testing into the 21st century.

Spot test (2009)
Other
Kiely, J., & Luxton, R. W. (2009). Spot test

Paramagnetic particle detection for use with an immunoassay based biosensor (2007)
Journal Article
Wraith, P., Hawkins, P., Kiely, J., Hawkins, P., Wraith, P., & Luxton, R. (2007). Paramagnetic particle detection for use with an immunoassay based biosensor. IET Science Measurement and Technology, 1(5), 270-275. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-smt%3A20060103

A biosensor and detection system that can provide measurement of analyte concentration within a test sample in four minutes is presented. The biosensor uses an immunoassay with micrometre-sized paramagnetic particle (PMP) labels for quantification. A... Read More about Paramagnetic particle detection for use with an immunoassay based biosensor.

Use of External Magnetic Fields to Reduce Reaction Times in an Immunoassay Using Micrometer-Sized Paramagnetic Particles as Labels (Magnetoimmunoassay) (2004)
Journal Article
Luxton, R., Badesha, J., Kiely, J., & Hawkins, P. (2004). Use of External Magnetic Fields to Reduce Reaction Times in an Immunoassay Using Micrometer-Sized Paramagnetic Particles as Labels (Magnetoimmunoassay). Analytical Chemistry, 76(6), 1715-1719. https://doi.org/10.1021/ac034906%2B

The paper presents a rapid immunoassay system capable of quantifying analyte in complex biological and environmental media. Antibody-coated micrometer-sized paramagnetic particles are used as labels in an assay in which they bind quantitatively with... Read More about Use of External Magnetic Fields to Reduce Reaction Times in an Immunoassay Using Micrometer-Sized Paramagnetic Particles as Labels (Magnetoimmunoassay).